WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Milford's Sira Naturals in line for first recreational pot license]]> 2018-06-19T15:27:27
State marijuana regulators are poised Thursday to grant the state's fi
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<![CDATA[O'Sullivan: Worcester is on the biotech map]]> 2018-06-19T13:03:07
According to Kevin O'Sullivan, the head of MBI, Worcester has arrived
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<![CDATA[Acacia Communications stock down after Senate upholds ZTE ban]]> 2018-06-19T11:12:51
Shares of Maynard-based Acacia Communications were down nearly 5 perce
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<![CDATA[BJ's IPO could value company over $2B]]> 2018-06-18T13:33:57
Westborough bulk retailer BJ's Wholesale Club said it is anticipating
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<![CDATA[Judge denies injunction to stop Notre Dame demolition ]]> 2018-06-18T11:08:08
A Worcester Superior Court judge has denied a preservation group's mot
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<![CDATA[SJC: Nurse staffing ballot question can go to ballot]]> 2018-06-18T11:05:16
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that the initiative petition s
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<![CDATA[Worcester creates proposal for cannabis commission headquarters]]> 2018-06-18T11:02:57
The Worcester Redevelopment Authority has authorized the submission of
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<![CDATA[Baker signs $623M life sciences bill]]> 2018-06-15T16:15:49
Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday signed a $623-million life sciences bond
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<![CDATA[Fitchburg wastewater business owner sentenced to probation, $20K fine]]> 2018-06-15T11:01:39
The owner of a Fitchburg private wastewater treatment company and an e
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<![CDATA[Mass. unemployment remains at 3.5%]]> 2018-06-15T11:00:27
Massachusetts unemployment rate has been at 3.5 percent for eight stra
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<![CDATA[Last-ditch injunction hearing urges Notre Dame preservation]]> 2018-06-14T16:47:25
A judge will issue a ruling on an injunction to delay demolition of th
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<![CDATA[FAA grants $1M to Worcester airport]]> 2018-06-14T09:55:54
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted $1 million to Worceste
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<![CDATA[UMass Medical School chosen for expert opinions]]> 2018-06-13T14:29:50
The UMass Medical School has been chosen to give expert medical opinio
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<![CDATA[Notre Dame group files for injunction to delay demolition]]> 2018-06-13T13:29:53
An injunction has been filed in Worcester Superior Court to again dela
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<![CDATA[Harvard Pilgrim CEO resigns suddenly ]]> 2018-06-13T12:35:07
Eric Schultz, CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, resigned suddenly on
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<![CDATA[Location, Inc. opens in Mercantile Center]]> 2018-06-13T12:11:14
Data sciences company Location, Inc. has opened its new headquarters i
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<![CDATA[Tipped workers campaign for higher minimum wage]]> 2018-06-13T11:26:03
The cupcakes are complimentary, but the restaurant workers and activis
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<![CDATA[Worcester seeks artists for $11M downtown upgrade]]> 2018-06-13T11:07:59
Worcester is looking for artists to make its $11-million reconstructio
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<![CDATA[Forum discusses workplace addiction amid opioid crisis, pot law changes]]> 2018-06-12T11:40:11
A public health expert, health commissioner, employment lawyer and oth
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<![CDATA[AG Healey sues Purdue Pharma]]> 2018-06-12T11:28:11
Attorney General Maura Healey filed a lawsuit against opioid manufactu
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